Shrewsbury was incorporated in 1727.

Shrewsbury is approximately 21.6 square miles and as of 2010, had a population of 35,608.

It is part of Worcester County and its form of government is Town Meeting, with elected members. Shrewsbury’s administration is comprised of a Town Manager and Board of Selectmen.

Between Shrewsbury and neighboring Worcester is Lake Quinsigamond, which once was a popular resort destination. It still serves as a center of boating activity for many. Shrewsbury’s past includes success in the leather and sawmill industries; now, it is starting to become home to an increasing number of retail and bio-technology companies.

Visit Shrewsbury’s town government website here.

Visit the website for Shrewsbury public schools here.
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Francis Warren, 88, of Shrewsbury

July 19th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Francis Warren, 88, of Shrewsbury, died Saturday, July 15, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Francis was born in Milford, son of the late Francis Warren and Marion (Sadler) Warren Flooks. He had worked as a press operator for Bay State Abrasives in Westborough for 27 years before he retired in 1991. Francis […]

Shrewsbury police log, July 21 edition

July 19th, 2017

Shrewsbury Wednesday, July 5 12:00 p.m. Plainfield Ave. Animal complaint. 1:04 p.m. Hylair Dr. Suspicious person/MV. 2:31 p.m. Sheridan Dr. Larceny attempt. 4:38 p.m. Arrested, Joshua Gary Chalifoux, 34, of 30 Hunting Ave., Shrewsbury, for oper MV with license suspended/revoked, no inspection sticker. 4:38 p.m. Floral St. Suspicious person/MV. 5:34 p.m. Roman Dr. Animal complaint. […]

Shrewsbury-based tae kwon do team places in national competition

July 17th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Massachusetts State Taekwondo Association (MSTA), a nonprofit tae kwon do demonstration team which represents the state of Massachusetts, recently won a bronze medal at the national championship held in Detroit, Mich.

Shrewsbury Library’s summer reading program offers prizes for all ages

July 17th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Public Library’s Summer Reading Program is based on the statewide theme of “Build a Better World.”

Joyce A. Miller, 76, of Shrewsbury

July 17th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Joyce A. (Halpin) Miller, 76, of Shrewsbury, died Wednesday, July 12, 2017 with her loving daughter by her side. Joyce was born in Worcester, daughter of the late John and Olga (Wysocki) Halpin. She graduated from Shrewsbury High School in 1959. She graduated from Fitchburg State College with a degree in Nursing in […]

Henry A. Sullivan, 90, of Shrewsbury

July 17th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Henry A. Sullivan, 90, passed away peacefully Thursday, July 13, 2017 in Shrewsbury. He was born, raised, and educated in Worcester, the son of the late Henry A. and Edith F. (Olson) Sullivan. He was predeceased by his sister, Rita Fountaine, in 1994. He was a well-known and longtime resident of Shrewsbury. He […]

Gloria R. Frongillo, 88, of Shrewsbury

July 17th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Gloria R. (D’Errico) Frongillo, 88, a longtime Shrewsbury resident, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, Friday, July 14, 2017, joining in heaven the “Love of her life” for over 61 years, John R. Frongillo, who passed away in 2012. Gloria was one of five children of Italian immigrants Michael and Madeline (Terlizzi) D’Errico. […]

Ban on plastic bags poses difficulties for senior citizen

July 16th, 2017

As a senior citizen having a hard time living on Social Security, which has not increased in three years, and having a more difficult time paying Shrewsbury taxes which have increased $1,200 in the past three years, I want to thank you  – the voters – for getting rid of plastic grocery bags.

Donald McGlory, PhD, 95, of Shrewsbury

July 13th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Donald Herbert McGlory, PhD, 95, of Shrewsbury, formerly of Rehoboth, passed away Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at home. Born Nov. 17, 1921 in Westborough, he was the son of the late Howard and Margaret (Johnson) McGlory. He attended Westborough schools and graduated high school in 1940. During WWII he served with the United […]

A link to the past

July 13th, 2017

Shrewsbury – As Shrewsbury prepares to move forward with several significant new developments, it also aims to retain its connections to the past. To that end, the Board of Selectmen is currently seeking an individual who would be interested in serving as the Town Historian for a three-year term volunteer position.

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